Month: January 2016

Local Retailers Discuss Shoplifting Concerns with State’s Attorney

The BBA attended a community forum hosted by the office of the Chittenden County State’s Attorney, TJ Donovan, to discuss the issue of shoplifting and its impacts on both small and large retailers in Burlington and the surrounding area. This well attended meeting presented the opportunity to have an important dialogue between retailers, loss prevention […]

The City of Burlington to Host Encore Presentation of BTC Redevelopment Project

On January 5th, revised plans for the Burlington Town Center redevelopment project were presented, along with an outline of the City’s commitment to this transformative public-private partnership. This presentation marked a significant milestone in a multi-year process from adoption of planBTV to the redevelopment of the most important site in downtown Burlington.

Form-based Code and its Future in Burlington

The BBA has been involved with trying to find a solution to the tough zoning regulations in Burlington since 2006 and now it’s time to get the community involved. After a decade of hard work, the City is now working on a new set of zoning regulations for the downtown and waterfront as recommended by PlanBTV-Downtown […]

Submit Your Nominations for the 2016 BBA Awards!

Once a year the BBA awards Burlington businesses and business leaders awards in three categories at the BBA Annual Dinner & Meeting. These awards honor the winners’ hard work and dedication to making Burlington such a great place to live, work and play. We ask that the community nominates businesses who they think are deserving […]

Committee Report: South End Action Group

An update from Russ Scully, Committee Chair, on the recent work of the South End Action Group: The South End Action Group met three times in the fourth quarter of 2015. The focus of these meetings was around the planning and support of the Champlain Valley Parkway, planBTV South End, and the Railyard Enterprise project. […]